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Abstract Title:

Gingival overgrowth caused by vitamin C deficiency associated with metabolic syndrome and severe periodontal infection: a case report.

Abstract Source:

Clin Case Rep. 2014 Dec ;2(6):286-95. Epub 2014 Sep 4. PMID: 25548632

Abstract Author(s):

Kazuhiro Omori, Yoshihisa Hanayama, Koji Naruishi, Kentaro Akiyama, Hiroshi Maeda, Fumio Otsuka, Shogo Takashiba

Article Affiliation:

Kazuhiro Omori

Abstract:

It has been suggested that vitamin C deficiency/scurvy is associated with gingival inflammatory changes; however, the disorder is very infrequently encountered in the modern era. Here, we report a case of extensive gingival overgrowth caused by vitamin C deficiency associated with metabolic syndrome and severe periodontal infection.

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